NOTE FOR JUNE 4: The registration desk will be open in the lobby on the International Level from 2:30 pm – 8:30 pm on Monday, June 4. After June 4, the registration desk will be in the Grand Ballroom Foyer on the entry level.
An overall schedule for the congress is shown below.
For the most updated schedule information, please refer to the searchable schedule, found in the link below. Presenters, click on the link to find the current time of your scheduled talk. Please be aware, though, that there may still be slight changes to the schedule depending on cancellations and other factors. We encourage you to check back frequently to see if your time has changed.
The technical program may be downloaded here. Updates to the printed technical program will be distributed at the conference.
Unless otherwise noted, each talk is allocated 18 minutes. This allows for 15 minutes of oral presentation, 2 minutes for Q&A and 1 minute for transition to the next talk. You are required to bring your own laptop to make the presentation. An email will be sent to presenting authors within the next week with more details.
Tuesday, June 5: Opening Reception, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Wednesday June 6: The Women’s Researchers Networking Event, 6:30-8:30 pm. It will begin with a reception catering graciously sponsored by Springer, followed by an introduction of the FRC, and a welcoming message by an USNCTAM leadership followed by open discussions.
Thursday, June 7: A Career Development Workshop for Ph.D. Students and Postdocs, 4:30 – 6:00 pm, Room: Florence
This workshop aims to offer a forum to provide senior Ph.D. students and postdocs with information on various topics of academic/industrial career development, including but not limited to resume preparation, decoration of cover letter, tips in phone interview, how to prepare onsite talk, how to negotiate offer, how to set up your new lab or start your new position in a startup, and etc. Many senior people from a range of diverse sectors will serve as panelists to share their valuable experiences and talk about their perspectives. By attending this workshop, you will have opportunities to interact directly with our panelists, and learn what employers expect from you at a career fair, how to engage employers to have the best chance of moving forward in the interview process, and so on. For more information on panelists, read here.
Friday, June 8: Congress Banquet, 6:30 – 8:30 pm